Shadow Box Fox 3D Illustration

Shadow box 3D resin relief illustration, featuring a delighted hedgehog receiving a present from a fox.

This piece is an A4matic collaboration, more information here:

Available to buy through the A4matic Etsy shop or as a digital print through Redbubble.



Rescue Red Animation

Short clay animation inspired by Little Red Riding Hood, told through the style of a retro video game.  Funded by IdeasTap Innovators Fund with Hiive, powered by Creative Skillset.


Sculpting and Animation: Nicola Welbourne

Design: Adam Foreman 

Original Music: David F Burrows


Rescue Red concept art and production photos: link

Full portfolio:

Jamchester Trophies

Commissioned by Hack Manchester/Gameopolis to create 8 trophies for Jamchester, the largest professional game jam in the UK.

This commission was through A4matic, a working partnership with A4man, who designed the bee figure. My role was clay sculpting, silicone mould making, resin casting and painting.

Finished Trophy:

Jamchester Trophy 2016 A4matic 025

Work in progress production photos:




Full portfolio:

Exposed Game Model

Puppeteer character model from the tabletop game ‘Exposed’ by Overworld Games.

Personalised sculpts are available as a pledge reward through the Exposed Kickstarter campaign:…

The character design is created by the game’s illustrator (and other half of A4matic) Adam Foreman.

Model size: H x 11cm W x 8cm D x 6cm

Full A4matic portfolio:

XCOM 2 Viper Vinyl Figure

XCOM 2 Viper vinyl figure, commissioned by Firaxis Games as a studio gift for the XCOM 2 game development team.

Designed by Adam Foreman, I created the clay sculpt which was used by the factory to create the mould and cast 400 vinyl figures.

Model size: H 13.5cm W 9cm D 8cm

To see more collaborative work between myself and Adam, visit our partnership website

Finished vinyl figure:



3D Clay Sculpt (made from polymer clay with wire armature):





Character design and factory colour guides (by Adam Foreman):

A4man Viper Designs

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After working together on collaborations for many years, myself and illustrator Adam Foreman (A4man) have made our partnership official by creating A4matic.

See our website for more information (we’re still busy adding content to it at the moment).

We’ve also opened an Etsy shop to make it easier to commission us, meaning we can accept more payment methods.

Follow us on Twitter @a4matic.